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Capital Markets & Public Companies Quarterly: 2018 Proxy Season Pointers, Disclosing The "Tax Cuts And Jobs Act," Shareholder Proposals And ICOs
The end of a year and beginning of the next generally starts the countdown to the public company proxy season.
United States
26 Jan 2018
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SEC Publishes Helpful Guidance On Pay Ratio Disclosure
The SEC recently confirmed that the new CEO pay ratio disclosure rules mandated in the Dodd-Frank Act will go into effect in the 2018 proxy season.
United States
26 Oct 2017
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McDermott's Public Company & Capital Markets Quarterly: New Rules Impacting Disclosure, Governance And Capital Raising Efforts
During the first quarter of 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and U.S. stock exchanges issued proposed and final rules that will likely impact disclosure and capital raising efforts.
United States
20 Apr 2016
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2016 Proxy Season Checklist – What You Need To Know
As we roll into a new year and a new public company reporting season, public companies should be aware of a number of rule changes and rulemakings, SEC staff guidance, disclosure trends and emerging best practices relating to corporate governance, executive compensation, proxy access, shareholder engagement and other topics.
United States
1 Feb 2016
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ISS Defines Acceptable Parameters For Proxy Access Provisions
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) recently issued, in the form of Frequently Asked Questions, a further update to its 2016 proxy voting guidelines...
United States
6 Jan 2016
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Public Company Priorities For The New Year
Looking ahead to 2013, directors, executives and general counsel of public companies can take some solace from the fact that 2012 was not a year in which a large number of significant new disclosure rules or governance requirements were adopted by the SEC or the stock exchanges as had regularly been the case in the prior 10 years.
United States
31 Dec 2012
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Effects Of The New Compensation And Corporate Governance Rules On The 2010 Proxy Season
On December 16, 2009, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted final rules that augment and revise the compensation and corporate governance disclosure requirements applicable to U.S. public companies.
United States
20 Jan 2010
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SEC Eliminates Broker Discretionary Voting In Director Elections, Proposes Changes To Disclosure & Other Requirements Regarding Corporate Governance & Compensation
The rule change limiting discretionary voting by brokers and the anticipated adoption of other pending regulatory changes is expected to significantly enhance the leverage of shareholder rights activists and have significant impacts on the governance and disclosure practices of public companies of all sizes.
United States
16 Jul 2009
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SEC Eliminates Broker Discretionary Voting In Director Elections, Proposes Changes To Disclosure & Other Requirements Regarding Corporate Governance & Compensation
The rule change limiting discretionary voting by brokers and the anticipated adoption of other pending regulatory changes is expected to significantly enhance the leverage of shareholder rights activists and have significant impacts on the governance and disclosure practices of public companies of all sizes.
United States
8 Jul 2009
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U.S. Public Companies Advised to Prepare Now for Revamped SEC Executive Compensation Disclosure Requirements
On January 27, 2006, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed significant changes to the rules governing public company disclosure of executive and director compensation arrangements and related party transactions.
United States
2 Jun 2006
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Two Years Later – A Recap of The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 And Related SEC Rulemaking
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Sarbanes-Oxley) was enacted at a time of remarkable turmoil for corporate America.
United States
1 Sep 2004
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SEC’s Proposal to Register Private Fund Investment Advisers
Many investment advisers to hedge funds, private equity funds and other investment funds currently qualify for exemption from the registration as an investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (Advisers Act).
United States
20 Aug 2004
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A General Counsel’s Guide To Avoiding "Obstruction Of Justice" Liability
The successful prosecutions of Martha Stewart and Frank Quattrone highlight the increased risk corporate executives face from "obstruction of justice" and similar offenses.
United States
9 Jun 2004
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